Warts are no fun and changes in warts or moles on the body may signal an early indication of skin cancer. But perhaps removing warts and moles may best be left to dermatologists in light of this recent development.
Nature Relief, a small start-up company in
The FDA says consumers who purchased Nature Relief Instant Wart and Mole Remover should immediately discontinue using it and discard the remaining contents by placing them in a plastic bag, sealing the bag and disposing of the product in the trash. Consumers may contact Nature Relief customer care at 1-888-646-6399 or email the company at email@example.com if they have questions. The FDA also noted that consumers who experienced adverse events with the product should seek immediate help from their physician or healthcare provider. Chemical burns of the skin are serious and may leave permanent scars.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it had received one report of a customer suffering burns after using the product. “The FDA advises that consumers are recommended to have moles reviewed by licensed medical professionals and ensure they are not cancerous. Moles when left untreated can possibly lead to melanoma, a form of cancer, and self-treatment of diseases such as cancer can cause a delay in early diagnosis, which may help prevent life threatening complications," according to the statement.